A V A H 


A V A H 

We came together upon recognising a lack of obtainable information and long term initiatives concerning the historical and contemporary practices originating in or relating to Afghanistan.

Through gathering art histories, contextualising practices, and creating a professional network – we aim to establish critical resources that will aid in understanding the past and equip the current generation of artists and cultural practitioners both in and out of the country.

Visual Arts
& History

is an independent
and global
research collective
and multimedia platform

Our contributors are
  • artists
  • art historians
  • curators
  • art world professionals
  • writers
  • and creatives

covering Afghan Visual Culture, inclusive of its diaspora and minorities.AVAH Contributors engage critically with Afghan and Afghan-diasporic themes at the nexus of mainly visual culture, but also post-colonial theory, gender and minority-inclusive politics, history and cultural production and practices in a broader sense.